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Jazz Appreciation Month
4:45 am
Wed April 23, 2014

It starts with Bill Strayhorn - Wednesday trivia

Young Billy Strayhorn

Good morning - here's your Wednesday trivia for Jazz Appreciation Month -
In 1935, 19 year old Billy Strayhorn wrote his first full-scale musical show "Fantastic Rhythm". It ran in the Pittsburgh area until 1938 and helped to kickoff the careers of two budding jazz musicians (one vocalist and one pianist). Who were they?
As always, you have until 11:59pm today, 4/24/14 to submit your answer. You may submit it in the comments box below or on our Facebook page. All correct answers are eligible to win a CD from KUVO.

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Jazz Appreciation Month
8:51 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

JAM Trivia Tuesday

Tuesday Trivia for Jazz Appreciation Month - 

Which non-Swiss piano player was discovered in Zurich by another non-Swiss piano player? 

Post your answer below or on our Facebook page. All correct answers posted by 11:59pm on 4/22/14 are eligible to win a CD from KUVO.

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David Amram
11:13 am
Mon April 21, 2014

David Amram's New York

New Series at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, Celebrates Composer and Musician's Archives

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Jazz Appreciation Month
7:22 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Spring Trivia!

The weekend weather in Denver inspired today's Jazz Appreciation Month trivia question.

Name a jazz song about "spring". It could be in the title, tune could be about a spring month, could have a composer with a spring-ish name. Be creative! Convince us! I wonder how many we can think of?

Monday special - ALL entries are eligible to win a CD from KUVO. Post your response below or on our Facebook page before 11:59pm on 4/21/14.

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New Music Monday
7:12 am
Mon April 21, 2014

New Music Monday

New from Bobby Sanabria

We’re very happy to kick off this New Music Monday edition with two long awaited arrivals:

Denver’s own, vocalist Teresa Carroll releases her first CD in several years, ”Live At Dazzle” with the Doug Roche Quartet. The magnificent music night of July 18th, 2013 captured forever!

Award winning percussionist, vibraphonist, band leader and educator Bobby Sanabria leads his Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra on “¡Que Viva Harlem!”

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